high-toned

adjective
\ˈhī-ˈtōnd \

Definition of high-toned 

1 : high in social, moral, or intellectual quality

First Known Use of high-toned

1770, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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high-toned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-toned

: having a high moral or intellectual tone or quality

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